Leontine van Leeuwen-Atkins
Ms. van Leeuwen-Atkins (Atkins) is a board member and Audit Committee member of ARC Resources Ltd. (TSX), Cameco Corporation (TSX and NYSE) and EPCOR Utilities Inc. (one of Canada’s largest municipally-owned utilities). Ms. Atkins previously served as a Board member and Audit Committee chair of Seven Generations Energy, before its merger with ARC Resources.
Ms. Atkins previously served, until the end of 2018, as a board member of KPMG Canada LLP’s Board of Directors, and its Acquisitions and Admissions and Succession committees. Ms. Atkins served as a Partner with KPMG Canada from 2006 until early 2019 and with KPMG Netherlands until she moved to Canada in 2006.
Ms. Atkins has extensive experience in M&A and post-merger integration, as well as transaction and deal advisory. She is a past member of the board, and chair of the Audit Committee, of Calgary Economic Development. Ms. Atkins is a member of the Executive Committee of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and is an Alumni of, and guest speaker with, ICD’s Director Education programme at the University of Calgary.
In addition to her CPA, CA and ICD.D designations, Ms. Atkins holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Acadia University and a Masters of Business Administration from Dalhousie University.